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One group that’s really benefitted from Covid-19: Anti-vaxxers
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Plus: How a fake news headline came to be (there are no “Obama-Soros Antifa Supersoldiers”) and trends in Covid-19 misinformation.
“It is Fauci’s profession of amazement that amazes me. As well-versed as he is in the science of the coronavirus, he’s overlooking the well-established science of ‘anti-science bias,’ or science denial.”
Plus: Misinformation around Black Lives Matter protests and an analysis of the most-shared COVID-19 misinformation in Europe.
Plus: A look at COVID-19 misinformation in Black online communities, and how conservative media may have made the pandemic worse.
Plus: A new public health program is looking for a “silent majority” to debunk vaccine misinformation on social media.
In the United States, more than a third of those who pay for online news have signed up for two or more subscriptions.
Publishers will need to step up the personality and stickiness of their digital news products if they are to compete with platforms and aggregators.
It’s not the 5G-type stuff that’s confusing people.